Margaret proudly serves as an Illinois State Representative for the people of the 12th district, which includes Gold Coast, Old Town, Lincoln Park, and East Lakeview. Since first being elected in 2020, Margaret has been a tireless voice for the interests of her community, advocating across the aisle for common sense gun control measures, fair taxation, small business support, and affordable childcare and maternal healthcare.
Margaret strives for bipartisan solutions that protect Illinois’ working families and keep our state on a fiscally stable and responsible path. She is a member of the House Democratic Moderate Caucus, Gun Violence Prevention Caucus, Green Caucus and Jewish Caucus. She is Chair of the House Financial Institutions and Licensing Committee, a member of the Revenue and Finance, Immigration and Human Rights, Child Care Access and Early Childhood, Adoption and Child Welfare, and Gaming committees, and also a member of the Property Tax Subcommittees.
As your state representative, Margaret Croke is fighting to:
Protect our environment from the urgent climate crisis
Reduce gun violence and increase public safety
Expand revenue from the state and ensure fiscal responsibility